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Anne Pithan

Chair

DEAN OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Lee Medicine & Science Hall 303

Phone: (605) 658-5605

Email: Anne.Pithan@usd.edu

Bio:

Dr. Pithan has been in the nursing profession for over 30 years. She has a strong background in both nursing practice and nursing education. Dr. Pithan is certified as a certified nurse educator and medical-surgical nursing. Dr. Pithan holds a doctorate degree in nursing specializing in organizational leadership, quality improvement, and evidence-based practice. <br><br>


Teaching Interests:

Dr. Pithan has been in the nursing profession for over 30 years. She has a strong background in both nursing practice and nursing education. Dr. Pithan is certified as a certified nurse educator and medical-surgical nursing. Dr. Pithan holds a doctorate degree in nursing specializing in organizational leadership, quality improvement, and evidence-based practice.<br><br><br>


Research Interests:

I am interested in incorporation of caring and compassion in all nursing areas,research to improve student outcomes, and ways to enhance the nursing profession. I am interested in leadership effectiveness and styles to enhance organizations.


Education:

  • Nursing, Allen College, 2017
  • Nursing , Clarkson College, 1997
  • BS, Nursing, Augustana College, 1987

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Certified Medical Surgical Registered Nurse, Medical Surgical Nursing Certification Board
  • BLS provider, American Heart Association
  • Certified Nurse Educator, NLS
  • RN license, Iowa Board of Nursing

Awards and Honors:

  • Keynote speaker May 2019 Graduation- Student selected, University of South Dakota, 2019
  • Keynote speaker May 2018 graduation- Student selected, 2018

Presentations:

  • Pithan, Anne. Pain Management. Presented at the Leadership Symposium, Des Moines Iowa. (May 2017)
  • Pithan, Anne. Rapid Recovery Joint Project. Presented at the Maud Adams Research Day, Sioux City Iowa. (April 2017)
  • Pithan, Anne. Pain Management. Presented at the Nursing Grand Rounds, Sioux City Iowa. (April 2016)
  • Pithan, Anne. Furthering education and the Nursing Profession. Presented at the Magnet Education Celebration, Sioux City Iowa. (October 2014)